Posts Tagged ‘Summer’s Past Farms’

The Solana Center cares for a number of Compost Demonstration Sites throughout San Diego County. These sites are maintained by Master Composters and feature many different types of bins.

The Solana Center Compost Demonstration Site

The Solana Center Compost Demonstration Site


Solana Center for Environmental Innovation: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 – 4 p.m.

San Diego Botanic Garden

San Diego

San Diego Zoo

East County

Summers Past Farms

Water Conservation Garden

Crestridge Ecological Reserve


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Click here to pre-register!

Click here to pre-register!

Saturday, April 11th

10 a.m. – 12 noon
Summers Past Farms
15602 olde Highway 80, Flinn Springs

Learn the basics of backyard composting and vermicomposting including bin set up, maintenance, harvesting, and more! The workshop will take place during the Sweet Pea day at Summers Past Farms in Flinn Springs. Sponsored by the County of San Diego.

Please note: Subsidized compost bins for residents of the Unincorporated County have sold out until July 1st, 2009. Bins will be available after the workshop at the Solana Center discounted rate. Compost thermometers, moisture meters, and books will also be available after the workshop.

Smith & Hawken Biostack: $81
Wriggly Wranch Worm Bin: $71

For a full list of upcoming workshops click here.

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Summer’s Past Farms, a nursery in Flinn Springs, has been nominated for Best Gift Shop for Channel 10 News’s A-list! This beautiful nursery is where the Solana Center’s Master Composters have workshops and support a small compost demonstration site. If you have not been out there yet, you are in for a treat! If you have, you know that you should vote for this great spot in east county! Click the photo to vote!

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